Toulon is a medium-sized city between Marseille and Nice, in the French Riviera and in the southeast of Provence. The city hosts a major French naval base at its large military harbor. The old town of Toulon, the historic center located between the port, the Boulevard de Strasbourg and the Cours Lafayette, is a pedestrian area with narrow streets, ... Read more
small squares, and many fountains. The city's reputation of having a rough-cut demeanour doesn’t fit in with the glittering Côte d’Azur. It is not quite as bad as it once was, though most visitors just pass through, since it is a central transport hub. However the town features several beaches just south of the Mourillon quarter, which do get crowded in the summer.
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Bedford

Toulon is a beautiful seaside city only 45 minutes from Marseilles by train. The harbor area is filled with great restaurants and the beaches are not far away!

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Bedford, New Hampshire, USA

This beautiful town is located right on the coast, about an hour train ride from Marseille. The historic center can be explored with the "step by step" guide - a series of metal markers that take you past the interesting locations of the town. We were here on Saturday for the quaint street markets. Also, you can buy a pass for €6 for the buses, ferry to the islands and a cable car up the mountain. Great place to spend a day!

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Only 40 minutes by train from Marseille. A bit dead, didn't like the overall feel. Has a big market place with some nice bars. Dominated by the military harbour, if you like looking at luxury boats and ships that look like the Titanic, go there. We had a chance to catch an airshow that was quite impressive...

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